Nigerian fixed income and forex market review
09 March 2019 | 2:10 pm
Deinma Iyagba, Currency Trader at UBA joins CNBC Africa for a recap of this week’s trade at Nigeria’s fixed income and forex market.
17 Jul 2019
US lawmakers to question Facebook over digital currency plan
22 Jul 2019
A difficult exchange. CFA France value hit by scarce foreign currency reserves.
10 Aug 2019
The US Treasury has designated China a currency manipulator following the devaluation of the yuan. According to the department, the yuan's steep drop gives China an unfair competitive advantage in international trade.
7 Sep 2019
President Mauricio Macri's government has imposed foreign-exchange controls on Argentine exporters. A week of financial uncertainty has led to a sharp drop in the value of the peso.
7 Sep 2019
Argentina's spiraling peso rallied slightly after the country imposed capital controls. Despite government assurances, long lines formed outside banks with people worried about being able to withdraw their cash.
27 Oct 2019
Facebook's Libra, billed as an alternative to traditional banking, has sparked concerns from central bankers and regulators around the world. The currency has been criticized as a threat to sovereignty and stability.
1 Oct 2019
Asia is bracing for the latest U.S. Treasury report on foreign currency manipulators, coming in the middle of a trade war that shows no sign of ending. The twice-yearly report is due in coming weeks and will likely see the return of Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam on the watchlist. Nasreen Seria reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
3 Dec 2019
The Group Managing Director and CEO of United Bank of Africa (UBA), Kennedy Uzoka says financial inclusion goes beyond owning a mobile phone. Uzoka was highlighting ways to get more African women into the financial system on the sidelines of the Global Gender Summit in Rwanda. He joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor for more.
30 Mar 2020
Bankole Odusanya, Head of Fixed Income Trading at United Bank for Africa (UBA) joins CNBC Africa to discuss investors’ response to bond auction by Nigeria’s Debt Management Office.
8 Jun 2020
Protesters in the UK have pulled down a statue of a slave trader during a demonstration in honor of George Floyd. Since Black Lives Matter protests began, controversial statues have come down in cities around the globe.
10 Jun 2020
Anti-racism protesters in Bristol, England, are seen tearing down a statue of slave trader Edward Colston and throwing it into Bristol harbour. Protesters tie the bronze statue of the 17th-century slave trader with rope and pulled it down amid cheers from the crowd.
25 Jun 2020
Nigeria’s President Mohammadu Buhari has expressed displeasure about Francophone West Africa’s adoption of the Eco in replacement for its CFA Franc ahead of other ECOWAS Member States. Buhari says it was a matter of concern that people with whom others wished to go into a union were taking major steps without trusting their counterparts for discussions. Tilewa Adebajo, CEO of CFG Advisory joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Ghana, who lost their opening game to Portugal, are seeking their first points on Monday in a Group H match against South Korea, who kicked off with a 0-0 draw against Uruguay.
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A landslide in Cameroon's capital Yaounde on Sunday killed at least 14 people who were attending a funeral, the region's governor said.
59 mins ago
The capital of Tigray is in economic ruin and residents are plagued by hunger and disease. The recent peace deal signed by the federal government and Tigray rebels has brought hope to their despair.
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We take a look at how French consumers have adopted the American tradition of Black Friday sales. With clothing expected to the number one item that will be purchased in France during the discounted period, we also find out how the globe's appetite for fast fashion is having a dire effect on Chile's desert.
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Sunset photos are popular on Instagram, but a new exhibition shows that the motif also symbolizes philosophical questions and reflects the state of the world.